Tori Ekstrand, the communications director for the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy, celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act by publishing an article about web accessibility in Slate today. In her article, she argues that, contrary to what FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly recently said, Internet access is a necessity. It is necessary for access to employment, government services, health care and education. You can read the article here.
Tori is an assistant professor in the UNC School of Media and Journalism.